Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival ()

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Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival - Mel Tormé
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  1. Opus One
  2. Medley: I Had the Craziest Dream/Darn That Dream
  3. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
  4. Medley: Sophisticated Lady/I Didn't Know About You
  5. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
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  1. Opus One
  2. Medley: I Had the Craziest Dream/Darn That Dream
  3. I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
  4. Medley: Sophisticated Lady/I Didn't Know About You
  5. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
  6. Medley: Stompin' at the Savoy/Don't Be That Way/And the Angels Sing
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Three years before a stroke ended Mel Tormé's career, he appeared with his trio and Ray Anthony & His Big Band at the 1993 Playboy Jazz Festival, though the CD wasn't issued until some nine years later. Tormé sounds as if he has just a touch of hoarseness, though he never fluffs a note and his rhythm is flawless during the set, though it relies rather too heavily on medleys. The cavernous sound quality of playing in the bandshell and the somewhat poor mix (the big band occasionally nearly drowns out Tormé) are also a bit ...

Live at the Playboy Jazz Festival 2002, Playboy Jazz

UPC: 013431750826

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